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The Babe Ruth Story

The Babe Ruth Story(1948)

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Brief Synopsis

A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.

Cast & Crew

Roy Del Ruth Director
William Bendix [George Herman] Babe Ruth
Claire Trevor Claire [Hodgson] Ruth
Charles Bickford Brother Matthias
Sam Levene Phil Conrad
William Frawley Jack Dunn
Gertrude Niesen Nightclub singer
Fred Lightner Miller "Hugh" Huggins
Stanley Clements Western Union boy
Bobby Ellis Babe Ruth as a boy
Lloyd Gough Ballon
Matt Briggs Col. Jacob Ruppert
Paul Cavanagh Dr. Menzies
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World Premiere in New York: 26 Jul 1948
Release Date:  1948 Production Date:  A Roy Del Ruth Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Monogram Distributing Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Allied Artists Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  106 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Ideal Candidate For Ruth Has Long Passed

    Somnolence 2014-06-21

    To this day the only real actor who could have(past tense because now he is far too old) pulled off Babe Ruth is Joe Don Baker, who physically, uncannily,... MORE>

  • The Babe Ruth Story

    PabloCat 2013-07-19

    just watched this for the first time in years, had forgotten just how much it edited The Babe's life.still, it's a heartwarming fairy tale that... MORE>

  • You must see this if you are a baseball fan

    ojc 2013-07-19

    Babe Ruth was disappointed in this film and so was William Bendix. It is not bad, it is really bad. So bad it is worth watching once, probably just once,... MORE>